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Almost a quarter of five year olds in Worcestershire overweight or obese

Worcester News: Embargoed to 2301 Wednesday May 6POSED BY MODEL File photo dated 03/03/14 of a person using a set of weighing scales. Nearly a quarter of children under five in the UK are overweight or obese, research has found. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wedne

7:12pm Wednesday 6th May 2015

ALMOST a quarter of children in Worcestershire are already overweight or obese by the time they start primary school, figures have shown.

Hospital stroke services smash national targets for 12 months in a row

Worcester News: The team at Worcestershire Royal Hospital's acute stroke unit

4:10pm Wednesday 6th May 2015

STROKE services at Worcestershire Royal Hospital have smashed national targets every month for the past year.

Flaming beacon to be lit atop Worcestershire Beacon to mark VE Day

Worcester News: One of the beacons to be lit to mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day.

12:37pm Wednesday 6th May 2015

THE highest point in Worcestershire will light up to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day on Friday.

Teenager in serious condition after crash near Broadway

Worcester News: Car crash at Whittington Roundabout

12:10pm Wednesday 6th May 2015

A TEENAGER was seriously hurt after coming off his motorbike near Broadway on Tuesday morning.

Police back international road campaign

Worcester News: Police back international road campaign

11:54am Wednesday 6th May 2015

AS PART of an international road safety campaign drivers in Worcestershire are being asked to make sure they and their passengers – particularly children – are properly strapped in.

Still time to nominate Worcestershire's best apprentices

Worcester News: Winners of last year's Worcestershire Apprenticeship Awards

11:42am Wednesday 6th May 2015

NOMINATIONS are still open for an award recognising Worcestershire’s top apprentices and apprenticeship providers.

Donate unwanted items to garden centre's charity appeal

Worcester News: Pet charity needs volunteer dog walkers

11:22am Wednesday 6th May 2015

A GARDEN centre is asking customers carrying out a spring clean to donate unwanted items to an annual appeal for Acorns Children’s Hospice.

Appeal for witness to Hereford assault to contact police

Worcester News: Fuel stolen in Kempsey

10:45am Wednesday 6th May 2015

POLICE are appealing for a driver who may have witnessed an assault in which a woman in her 20s is believed to have been pushed into the road by a 19-year-old man in Whitecross Road, Hereford, between 3pm and 3.25pm on Saturday, April 25 to contact them.

Sheep trailer stolen in Herefordshire

Worcester News: Fuel stolen in Kempsey

9:06am Wednesday 6th May 2015

AN IFOR Williams sheep trailer was stolen from Bodenham, between Hereford and Leominster, some time between March and Sunday, May 3.

Sheep trailer stolen in Herefordshire

Worcester News: Fuel stolen in Kempsey

9:05am Wednesday 6th May 2015

AN IFOR Williams sheep trailer was stolen from Bodenham, between Hereford and Leominster, some time between March and Sunday, May 3.

Sheep trailer stolen in Herefordshire

Worcester News: Fuel stolen in Kempsey

9:05am Wednesday 6th May 2015

AN IFOR Williams sheep trailer was stolen from Bodenham, between Hereford and Leominster, some time between March and Sunday, May 3.

Diesel stolen in St John's

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7:05pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

VANDALS attempted to steal diesel from a car parked in Henwick Road, Worcester, by drilling into the tank overnight between Friday, May 1 and the following day.

Parcel depot broken into

Worcester News: Drills stolen in Malvern

7:04pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

THE front door of a parcel depot in Weir Lane, Lower Wick, was forced open between 3am and 6.30am on Friday, May 1 and parcels may have been stolen.

Charity collection boxes stolen

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7:03pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

CHARITY collection boxes were stolen from a building in Tybridge Street after a window was smashed between 7.30pm on Tuesday, April 28 and 7.45am the following morning.

Wing mirror damaged

Worcester News: Wing mirror damaged

7:02pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

A WING mirror of a car parked in Westbourne Close, St John’s, Worcester, was damaged between 12.30am on Wednesday, April 29 and 10.30am on the following day.

Man seen trying door in St John's

Worcester News: Fuel stolen in Kempsey

7:01pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

A YOUNG male was seen on CCTV trying the door to a house in Honeywood Road, St John’s, Worcester, between 4am and 5am on Monday, May 4.

Cash stolen from toilet

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7:00pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

CASH was stolen from a box in a public toilet in Croft Road, Worcester, between Thursday, April 30 and Sunday, May 3.

Mountain bike stolen

Worcester News: Drills stolen in Malvern

6:59pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

A BRIGHT orange Merada mountain bike was stolen from a shed in Lion Court, off Sansome Walk, Worcester, between 5pm on Friday, May 1 and 4.30pm on Sunday, May 3.

Sat nav and CDs stolen in Diglis

Worcester News: Sat nav and CDs stolen in Diglis

6:58pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

A TOMTOM sat nav and CDs were stolen from a car parked in a secure car park in Portland Walk, Diglis, Worcester, between 4pm on Sunday, May 3 and 10.30am the following day.

Fuel cap ripped off vehicle

Worcester News: Fuel stolen in Kempsey

6:56pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

A FUEL cap was ripped off a car parked in Crickley Drive, Warndon, Worcester, between 5.30pm on Friday, May 1 and 7.20am the following morning.

Motorbike stolen in Warndon

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6:55pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

A YAMAHA YVR125 motor bike was stolen from a locked garage in Lyppard Bourne, Warndon, Worcester, between 5pm on Friday, May 1 and 6am the following day, but was later found nearby.

Vehicle broken into in Warndon

Worcester News: Car tyres punctured in Malvern

6:54pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

A VEHICLE parked in Wiselack Place, Warndon, Worcester, was broken into at about 1am on Saturday, May 1. Nothing is believed to have been stolen.

Battery stolen from car in St John's

Worcester News: Battery stolen from car in St John's

6:53pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

A BATTERY was stolen from a car parked in a communal parking area at the rear of a house in Winchester Avenue, St John’s Worcester, between 7pm on Wednesday, April 29 and 9.20am the following morning.

Bike stolen outside supermarket

Worcester News: Bar taking stolen from Ombersley pub

6:52pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

A BLACK and grey Carrera Vengence mountain bike left unlocked outside Sainsbury’s in Windermere Drive, Worcester, was stolen between 8.15 and and 8.30am on Thursday, April 30.

Shop window broken in Worcester

Worcester News: Suspicious white van reported in Malvern

6:50pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

THE window of a shop in Mealcheapen Street, Worcester, was smashed between 4.50pm on Monday, May 4 and 8.15am the following morning.

Suspicious incident in St John's

Worcester News: Fuel stolen in Kempsey

6:48pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

AN ELECTRIC lock was broken off a door in Swanpool Walk, St John’s, Worcester, at about 8.51am on Friday, May 1.

Timber stolen in Diglis

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6:47pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

TIMBER was stolen from a builder’s yard in Navigation Road, Diglis, Worcester, after thieves cut through a chain link fence between midday on Saturday, May 2 and 8am on Monday, May 4.

Car window smashed in Diglis

Worcester News: Car window smashed in Diglis

6:46pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

THE driver’s side door window of a car parked in a private car park in Mill Street, Diglis, Worcester, was smashed between 7pm on Monday, May 4 and 8am the following morning.

Bike stolen in Worcester city centre

Worcester News: Bike stolen in Worcester city centre

6:45pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

A MAN was seen breaking the chain lock of a bike parked in The Cross, Worcester, at about 9pm on Monday, May 4, and ride away on his own bike while wheeling the second alongside.

Chainsaw and wallet stolen in Battenhall

Worcester News: Fuel stolen in Kempsey

6:44pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

A STIHL chainsaw and a wallet were stolen from a van parked in Timberdine Avenue, Battenhall, Worcester, some time in the morning on Wednesday, April 28.

Porch window smashed in Ronkswood

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6:43pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

A GLASS porch window in Dart Road, Ronkswood, Worcester, was smashed after a stone was thrown through it between 10am on Tuesday, April 21 and later that afternoon.

Car keyed in Barbourne

Worcester News: Drills stolen in Malvern

6:42pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

THE side of a vehicle parked in Thorneloe Road, Barbourne, Worcester, was keyed between 9am on Monday, April 13 and 3.30pm on Friday, April 17.

Car stolen in Battenhall

Worcester News: Car stolen in Battenhall

6:41pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

A GREY Mazda estate registration KE14 FVN was stolen after its keys were taken from a house in St Audrie’s Road, Battenhall, Worcester, between 10pm on Monday, April 4 and 6.45pm the following morning.

Power tools stolen in Elmley Lovett

Worcester News: Land Rover stolen from Three Counties Showground

6:40pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

A BOSCH cordless hedge cutter, a Honda water pump, a Makita pressure washer, a suitcase petrol generator and a compressor were stolen from a outbuilding in Elmley Lovett, near Droitwich, between 3pm on Wednesday, April 29 and 3pm on Friday, May 1.

Vandals attempt to break into storage container in Holt Heath

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6:38pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

VANDALS attempted to drill into the lock of a storage container in Ockeridge Lane, Holt Heath, near Ombersley, between 6pm on Friday, May 1 and 10am the following day, but were unable to gain access.

Car tyres punctured in Malvern

Worcester News: Car tyres punctured in Malvern

6:36pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

THE two front tyres and the rear passenger tyre of a car parked outside a house in Kent Close, Malvern, were punctured with a sharp implement between 9.30pm on Sunday, May 3 and 6.30am the following morning. The vandals also threw white emulsion paint at the car’s front door.

Deaf people reminded to make sure they have an appropriate smoke alarm

Worcester News: Firefighters called to Evesham Community Hospital

5:46pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

AS PART of this week’s Deaf Awareness Week people with hearing problems are being reminded to make sure they have effective smoke alarms in place.

Tree vandalised in Worcester High Street

Worcester News: The broken tree in Worcester High Street. Picture by Kofil Uddin.

5:37pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

A TREE in the centre of Worcester was thoughtlessly snapped in half some time over the Bank Holiday weekend.

Teenage girl pushed into thorn bush in Redditch

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5:13pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

A TEENAGE girl was pushed into a thorn bush and punched repeatedly in a prolonged attack in Redditch.

Nurse's car vandalised while she was in surgery

Worcester News: Fuel stolen in Kempsey

4:56pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

A NURSE has hit out at the thoughtless vandals who caused hundreds of pounds of damage to her car while she was collecting equipment from a Pershore surgery.

Nurse's car vandalised while she was in surgery

Worcester News: Fuel stolen in Kempsey

4:54pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

A NURSE has hit out at the thoughtless vandals who caused hundreds of pounds of damage to her car while she was collecting equipment from a Pershore surgery.

Man attacked from behind near Worcester city centre

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2:36pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to an attack in which a 54-year-old man was assaulted from behind and knocked to the ground while walking home in Worcester.

Pensioner assaulted in Warndon

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2:13pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man in his 70s was assaulted in Warndon.

Appeal for more on-call firefighters

Worcester News: Woman rescued after becoming trapped in bathroom

1:33pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

ANYONE interested in becoming an on-call firefighter in Redditch or Bromsgrove is invited to attend an information session at Bromsgrove Fire Station on Monday, May 11 or Redditch Fire Station on Wednesday, May 13. Both begin at 6.30pm.

Whacking plate stolen in Stourport

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1:19pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

A WHACKING plate was stolen from Severnside Caravan Park in Sandy Lane, Stourport, between 9pm and 10.30pm on Friday, May 1.

Worcestershire midwives celebrated

Worcester News: Team leader at the Meadow Birth Centre Louise Turbutt.

6:02am Tuesday 5th May 2015

DEDICATED midwives working around the clock delivering bundles of joy up and down Worcestershire are being celebrated for their hard work

Worcester is 'one to watch' says property developer

Worcester News: Am artist's impression of how Bridgewater House in Blackpole Road, Worcester, will look once it is fully converted into flats.

5:52pm Thursday 30th April 2015

WORCESTER is ‘one to watch’ the head of a property developer which has promised to build 175 new homes in the city has said.

Walk the Worcestershire Way for St Richard's Hospice

Worcester News: Worcestershire Way Walkers Jason Stephenson, Steve Brown, David Lord and Trevor Stevens celebrate success after last year’s event.

5:32pm Thursday 30th April 2015

KEEN walkers are being invited to strap on their boots and take on a gruelling challenge in aid of a Worcester hospice.

Specialist drafted in to solve problems at Worcestershire's hospitals

Worcester News: John Anyon     30/01/15      05158096

Worcestershire Royal Hospital (17371974)

4:57pm Thursday 30th April 2015

THE NHS has drafted in an expert with a wealth of experience in running struggling hospitals in an effort to deal with the ongoing crisis in Worcestershire.

Hospice outpatient clinics win funding for another year

Worcester News: St Richard's Hospice renal clinic outpatient Gordon Clifford and his wife Nancy meet with consultant Dr Michael Harper.

3:40pm Thursday 30th April 2015

CLINICS run by a Worcester hospice for people with conditions such as Parkinson ’s disease as well as breathing, kidney or heart problems have secured funding for another year.

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